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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Arlen Specter (-Pennsylvania) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated, Died, Oct. 14, 2012

AllSoloWith Other Members
* Numbers other than "All Sponsored Earmarks" do not include earmarks requested by the president to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 Number Cost
Solo Earmarks                     320 $80,626,500
With Other Members          530 $558,385,746
All Congressional                850 $639,012,246
All Sponsored Earmarks      864* $936,805,246*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 International Alternative Cleanup Technology Agreement
(Energy and Water)
$4,920,000 Rep. Mike Doyle (-PA)
Rep. Patrick McHenry (-NC)
South Carolina
View earmark details 2010 Delaware River Mainstem and Channel Deepening, DE, NJ & PA
(Energy and Water)
$4,844,000 Rep. Bob Brady (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
New Jersey; Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2008 National Textile Center (NTC): Funding to continue and enhance research currently conducted at a multi-university consortium that links the textile and fiber-based materials industry sector to leading research and education programs
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$4,700,000 alert Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Rep. G.K. Butterfield (-NC)
Rep. Howard Coble (-NC)
California; Georgia; Massachusetts; North Carolina; New York; Pennsylvania; South Carolina National Textile Center
View earmark details 2009 Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research, University Park, PA
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$4,602,000 Rep. Tim Holden (-PA) University Park, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2009 Lackawanna River, Scranton, PA
(Energy and Water)
$4,576,000 Rep. Paul Kanjorski (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
Scranton, Pennsylvania
View earmark details 2010 Northeast Counter-Drug Training Center
$4,500,000 Sen. Bob Casey (-PA) Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania Northeast Counterdrug Training Center
View earmark details 2009 Flight 93 National Memorial, Public Lands Transportation Needs
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$4,275,000 Rep. Joe Knollenberg (-MI)
Rep. Jack Murtha (-PA)
Rep. John Olver (-MA)
View earmark details 2009 Upper Ohio Navigation Study, PA
(Energy and Water)
$4,015,000 Rep. Jason Altmire (-PA)
Rep. Mike Doyle (-PA)
Rep. Tim Murphy (-PA)
View earmark details 2010 Flight 93 National Memorial, Transportation Improvements, Somerset
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$4,000,000 Rep. John Olver (-MA)
Rep. Bill Shuster (-PA)
Sen. Bob Casey (-PA)
View earmark details 2010 EC-13OJ Multi-Mission Upgrades
$4,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Southampton, Pennsylvania 193rd Special Operations Wing
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